Sunday, April 26, 2009

Clash of the album covers

Here you go.

Dio-The last in line


Judas Priest-Painkiller

**Which cover do you prefer?

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Painkiller is such a sweet cover, and it holds memorable value to me. So I have to go with Priest on this one.

6:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this one is a cinch in every way possible...DIO. the cover is better and the album blows painkiller away. god i hate that album...

5:25 AM  
Blogger Metal Mark said...

I like both, but I really used to stare at that Dio cover when I first bought. Actuallu I even stared at the back cover so Dio it is.

2:39 PM  
Blogger The RIpple Effect said...

Dio. Just so much more classic

11:37 AM  
Anonymous Andy said...

The Painkiller cover is fun (my non-metal fan wife thought it was cool when she saw it) but the dragoncycle is a little too goofy in comparison to the more elegant Dio cover.

4:22 PM  
Blogger John said...

I have to partially agree with Andy's comment regarding the goofyness of Painkiller's cover, but it's just so honest and pure. Priest believed in that cover and put it out, despite the fact that it must have been obviously cheesy at the time. On the other hand, Last in Line is amazing. I'd really rather not decide, but with Priest being my favorite band of all time, and Painkiller being a real important piece of their catalog, I'm more inclined to go with Painkiller.

7:07 AM  
Blogger bob_vinyl said...

I like the Dio cover. The Painkiller cover is as forced as the music. I liked it when it came out, but it's a struggle now.

1:22 PM  

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